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One HD to Another

By apache30MM
Jun 4, 2005
  1. I Recently bought a 120G Seagate SATA drive to replace my WD 160G ATA133 HDD to run windows XP and all my programs and then use the WD HDD to be used as a Data Drive to hold all my movies, MP3's whatever on that drive. My question is how do I successfully move all data from Dirve C on the WD to the Seagate SATA drive and then use the Seagate as the OS drive. I guess what I am asking what is the easiest, most strait forward way to move all information from the slower HD to the faster and then erase all data from the slower and make it the data drive.
     
  2. patio

    patio TS Maniac Posts: 482

    Get Acronis True Image and creat an image of the data drive...it will then clone the SATA drive exactly. Then you're good to go.
    I have used probably every image / clone utility out there and Acronis is the Cadillac IMHO.
    Great for weekly backups etc. Recover from disaster in under 20 minutes, well worth the investment.

    patio. :cool:
     
  3. MrGaribaldi

    MrGaribaldi TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 2,512

    Just remember to install all the drivers for the sata controller so that the system will boot....
     
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